Love is co-operation rather than competition.
Anytime you have a thought, for example, that excludes someone, if you have a religion that excludes someone, then you've really left God behind, and you've really left your source energy behind.
A non-doer is very often a critic-that is, someone who sits back and watches doers, and then waxes philosophically about how the doers are doing. It's easy to be a critic, but being a doer requires effort, risk, and change.
I always say, don't be a Christian, be Christ-like. Don't be a Muslim, be Mohammed-like. Be Buddha-like. Emulate these great spiritual Masters and what they were teaching.
The truth is that you can only come to know God when you give up the past and the future in your mind and merge totally into the now, because God is always here now.
Everyone on this planet has spirit within them as an all powerful force for good.
There's No Such Thing as a Bad Meditation. Any Time you Spend in Silence is Valuable
Send out anger and impatience, and that's what you'll get. Send out love, and you'll get back love.
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
When I was young, my brother David and I were farmed off to foster homes, and I spent time in orphanages. My father abandoned us. Here's the most important person in my life, and I never met him.
Thoughts are mental energy; they're the currency that you have to attract what you desire. Learn to stop spending that currency on thoughts you don't want.
Discontinue deciding what anyone else should or shouldn't be doing.
You do indeed have a past, but not now! And, yes, you have a future, but not now! You can consume your now with thoughts of 'then' and 'maybe,' but that will keep you from the inner peace you could experience.
I start every day by wanting more for others than I do for myself. I think that is how God works, and that is how I think we have to work.
My own eight children all march to the beat of their inner music, and in some cases, it is definitely far away from what I hear. I've had to honor their instincts and their choices, and merely guided them out of harm's way until they could be their own guides.
The most important thing people can do is refuse to have any resistance to staying connected to their source. People resist being able to attract abundance into their lives.
if we focus on what's ugly, we attract more ugliness into our thoughts, and then into our emotions, and ultimately into our lives
Neither your family nor your culture gave you your personality. You created it yourself.
I don't believe in 'thinking' old. Although I've transitioned through many bodies - a baby, toddler, child, teen, young adult, mid-life and older adult - my spirit is unchanged. I support my body with exercise, my mind with reading and writing, and my spirit with the knowing that I am part of the Di
If you ask every American out there what kind of a people we are, we would all say, "Oh, we're really good people. We do good things in the world." Then you go around the world and ask what America is like, there's a completely different conceptualization of what we are.
I am thankful to all those who said no. It's because of them, I did it myself.
I am realistic â€“ I expect miracles.
If you try to find your source, you are not going to find it in a tiny little particle that began with your parents commingling.
Needing to have things perfect is the surest way to immobilize yourself with frustration.
Irving Wallace wrote a bestselling novel, The Man, in the 1960s about a black man becoming president of the United States. We thought that such a possibility was thousands of years in the future. Some people may still have some difficulty with the idea, but that's a major cultural meme shift.
In my own life I know that my state of cheerfulness is a reliable gauge of my level of spiritual enlightenment at that moment. The more cheerful, happy, contented, and satisfied I am feeling, the more aware I am of my deep connection to Spirit.
Everything that's created comes out of silence. Your thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Your words come out of this void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.
Knowing how to swim doesn't come from someone else showing you or someone else telling you or watching movies of other people swimming. It comes from having been in the water, knowing how to move yourself through the water and not sink. And it's true of virtually everything in our lives: knowing com
I don't write the books. God writes the books and delivers the speeches.
If you're going to change a habit, you must BE the treatment.